South Texas Saltwater Experience

Orange Lane
Laguna Vista TX, United States

South Texas Saltwater Experience and Captain Brian Barrera invite you for a shallow water fishing experience of a lifetime. They are located in Laguna Vista, Texas, and offer trips in the Laguna Madre waters abundant with fish. The charter is owned and operated by Captain Brian Barrera, who was born and raised in Laguna Vista and has has been fishing these waters since he was a kid.

Captain Brian, who is now 33 years old, uses a lifetime of experience to give you the experience of a lifetime. He is a known contributor to the Saltwater Magazine, ESPN Outdoors, and Texas Boy Outdoors TV show, and is sure to show you a good time on the water whether it be light tackle, fly fishing, or heavy tackle for big Tarpon and Sharks.

South Texas Saltwater Experience offer five, six, and seven-hour charters fishing for a variety of species. You can book a 5-hour trip for Tarpon, and occasionally also catch Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel, Jack Crevalle, or Redfish. You can also book a 6-hour bay fishing trip for Trout, and Flounder, or a 7-hour trip for Mangrove Snapper and other local species available in these waters.

You will go out aboard an 18-foot Shallow Sport flats boat, originally built in 2006 and powered by a 140 HP Suzuki 4-Stroke engine. The boat has a wireless trolling motor which is used in the very shallow water in order to make the boat super quiet and not to spook the fish. It features all the safety equipment such as life jackets and navigational equipment such as a GPS and a fishfinder.

So if you are looking for an expert local guide in the Laguna Vista and Laguna Madre shallow waters, then Captain Brian is a great choice. He will provide all the fishing gear, live and artificial baits, drinks, and fish processing at the end of the trip.

South Texas Saltwater Experience and Captain Brian Barrera invite you for a shallow water fishing experience of a lifetime. They are located in Laguna Vista, Texas, and offer trips in the Laguna Madre waters abundant with fish. The charter is owned a


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  • 7 Hour Trip - Multi-species
    7 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 400 up to 2 persons
    + US$ 75 each additional person
  • Half Day Trip - Jetty Tarpon
    5 hour trip, starts at 6:45 AM
    US$ 400 up to 2 persons
    + US$ 75 each additional person
  • 6 Hour Trip - Bay Fishing
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:15 AM
    US$ 400 private charter

About this listing

Boat Specs

Shallow Sport (Flats boat) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 140HP Suzuki 4-Stroke engine.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Targeted Species
 
Cobia
 
Flounder

 
Jack Crevalle
 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

 
Redfish
 
Snapper (Mangrove)

 
Snook
 
Spanish Mackerel

 
Speckled Trout
 
Tarpon

 
Tripletail
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
Children Welcome
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

15% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Checks, American Express.

About the Captain

Brian Barrera
Laguna Vista, Texas, United States
Member since April 2017
Captain Brian was born and raised in Laguna Vista and has fished the local waters since childhood. He is best known for his Snook and Tarpon fishing skills as well as skinny water bay fishing for Redfish, Trout, and Flounder. Captain Brian is a known contributor to the Saltwater Magazine, ESPN Outdoors, and Texas Boy Outdoors TV show. He is able to accommodate beginners, experienced anglers, and children.
Response time: 12 hours
Response rate: 100%